Saturday Morning Workshop How To Build A Modern Style Birdhouse
Saturday morning workshop how to build a modern style birdhouse is post about Woodworking Projects bookmarked by gordon with ID 1707186090 was uploaded on 15-01-2019 and has been viewed 340,847 times.
Materials List6' 1x6 Board2'x4' 1/4" Plywood3/8" Dowel Rod2x2 Board2" ScrewsWhat It TakesTime: 2 HourCost: $20Skill Level: IntermediateTools: Miter Saw, Table Saw, Drill, 2" Hole Saw, Dado Blades and ClampsCutting ListCrosscut 1x6 for Roof and BaseMiter the 1x6 board to 6 in.
for the base (Part A) and 12 in.as a rough cut for the roof (Part F).Miter Angle for Back PieceMiter a 15-degree angle into the 1x6 board so that the long edge is 11-1/2 in.for the back (Part D).Rip Back Piece to SizeRip the angled plywood to 4-1/2 in.
on the table saw to finish the back.Rip a Dado in the 1x6 BoardRip a 3/8-in.Dado, 1/4 in.from the edge into the rest of the 1x6 Board.Mark Side Sizes and CrosscutUse the back piece to mark the lengths for the sides.
Miter the board with a saw.Be careful to match the angles with the back board.Find the Roof SizeMockup the assembly and mark 1 in.from the sides on the roof to find the total length of the roof.Miter 15-degree angles on the chop saw.
Rip Plywood on Table SawRip the 1/4-in.plywood to 5 in.for the front (Part E).Miter a 15-degree angle into the plywood to the same size as the back piece.Use Hole Saw to Create Door for the BirdUse your 2-in.
hole saw to cut the entryway for the birdhouse 2-1/2 in.from one of the edges and 7 in.from the base of the plywood.Start Assembling the BirdhouseFasten the sides to the base with pilot holes and 2-in.
screws.Attach the back to the assembly using pilot holes and 2-in.screws.Attach the Perch to the FrontCut your 3/8-in.dowel to 1-1/2 in.for the perch (Part G), drill a 3/8-in.hole 1 in.from the bottom of the front hole.
With wood glue, attach the dowel into the hole.Slide the front piece into the assembly.Create the ChimneyThis is an optional step, but if you want to spice up the birdhouse, then add a chimney.Miter a 15-degree angle into the 2x2 board for the chimney with the long end being 3-1/2 in.
If you don't want to buy a 2x2 for this little addition, then rip a scrap piece of 2x4 on the table saw to 1-1/2 in.Fasten the Chimney to the BirdhouseGlue and scr*w the chimney to the roof with 2-in.screws.
Finish the BirdhouseFasten the roof to the assembly with pilot holes and 2-in.screws.Add colorful paint for a finishing touch.Tech Art...